July 14, 2006, Newsletter Issue #24: Motion Sensors for Soap Dispensers - Common Problems

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Motion sensor technology has provided us with many modern conveniences. The ease that the new Ďautomatedí restroom has provided us with something out of a 1950ís sci-fi novel. The motion sensors in soap dispensers are no different. They smart designs allow for conservation without sacrificing effectiveness.

There are some common problems with motion sensors on soap dispensers. Follow this bries soap dispenser guide to utilize the machine properly. First, be careful where you place the soap dispenser. If you place it too close to the sink or hand dryer, you may find that the motion sensor is set off by actions taking place near it. This can be dangerous because you will not only lose soap and money, but soapy floors are very slippery and can be a hazard.

Another common problem with motion sensors for soap dispensers occurs when the motion sensor get too dirty. If the unit has been in use for some time, accumulated soap residue and other materials can block the sensor from properly reading the motion taking place. Be sure to keep this area clean for best use.

Even with the problems that can arise with automatic soap dispensers, their benefits far outweigh the problems. Look into installing these units for your restroom remodel.

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